#175 of 196 Destin Restaurants

O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer and Oyster Sports

O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer and Oyster Sports Bar - Tasty, Local Seafood and Late-Night Dining at Destin's Top Sports Bar
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer and Oyster Sports Bar is one of Destin's best sports bars and places to dine late at night. Visit to catch sporting events on any of the 64 screens, play pool in the game room, or simply stop by for quality seafood dishes and a large beer selection. 

- The FloridaPanhandle.com Local Expert Team

Locals affectionally know O’Quigely’s Seafood Steamer and Oyster Sports Bar by the shorter nickname of “O’Quig’s.” This popular destination for seafood in Destin is also one of the town’s most well-known places to come to watch sports on the 64 screens around the restaurant. 

If you want to meet locals or get a tasty meal after midnight, make O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer your destination in Destin. Drinks include a full menu of beers with 24 draft brews that include local and imported brands. 

While O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer operates as a sports bar, its main draw is its food. The extensive menu of seafood and other American favorites has options that make dining here more fun. For example, order a shareable dish to turn your night out into a party. The Finest Kind comes with 12 pounds of steamed seafood plus sides and serves up to six hungry diners. 

You don’t have to share a large entree with others when you visit or even like seafood, though. Feel free to choose an entree just for you. Steaks, sandwiches, salads, chicken, pasta, steamers, and seafood dishes satisfy all tastes and come in reasonable portions that won’t leave you feeling hungry when you finish. 

Many of the entrees at O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer have inspiration from various American seafood traditions, such as New England steamed seafood pots and Cajun cooking.

Dishes you cannot miss while you dine at O’Quig’s:

Housemade Seafood Gumbo 
The gumbo served at O’Quig’s is a hearty stew filled with Andouille sausage, fish, scallops, chicken, and “crab meat.” A  bowl of the signature gumbo at O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer will fill you up. Whether you want a cup as an appetizer or a bowl as a light meal, you must try this award-winning dish. Some people who tried this gumbo called it the best they’ve had. 

O’Quigley’s Oysters Rockefeller 
When you crave the classic dish Oysters Rockefeller, order up O’Quigley’s version. Oysters served on the half shell come topped with a creamy blend of alfredo sauce with crab, shrimp, and spinach. Toasted panko crumbs and parmesan cheese create a crunchy topping for these flavorful oysters. Diners regularly report these oysters as a delicious way to start off their meal at O’Quig’s. 

Deadliest Catch Steamer Entree
Crab lovers who come to O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer opt for the Deadliest Catch Steamer Entree. This hearty dish comes with Andouille sausage and three types of crab – king crab, Dungeness crab, and snow crab. Plus, like other steamer entrees, you have a bounty of sides accompanying your protein. Sides include coleslaw, hushpuppies, steamed potatoes, and corn on the cob. 

Make sure to order an extra side of drawn butter with this crab dish. Plus, if you want a light amount of Old Bay seasoning on the crabs, let your server know. The kitchen will add more or less of this seasoning per your request. 

Seascape Seafood Platter 
If you prefer the extra crunch of fried seafood, order the Seascape Seafood Platter. You won’t have to choose one type of fried seafood with this dish. It comes piled high with fried shrimp, clam strips, oysters, and grouper fingers. Deviled crab, french fries, hush puppies, and cole slaw round out this filling meal that will remind you of family fish fries. Some visitors who have had this platter described it as tasting like heaven, amazing, and awesome. Don’t miss out on ordering this dish if you love fried seafood. 

Whether you crave seafood, burgers, salads, or other American favorites, stop by O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer and Oyster Sports Bar. Ranked as a top sports bar in Destin, you’ll meet locals and get the chance to have quality dining late at night.

Insider Tips:
-Check out the game room in the back if you want to play video games or pool. 
-The free parking area has plenty of room for even the largest of vehicles.